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  • The Golden Pot

    and other tales of the uncanny

    Translated by Peter Wortsman ...
    Macabre and fantastical, Hoffmann’s wildly imaginative tales offer an unflinching view of human nature and sing clearer than ever in a masterful new translationWhether a surrealist exploration of the anxieties surrounding automation, or a mystery concerning a goldsmith, missing jewels, and a spate of murders, each tale in this collection reveals the complexities of human desire and fear.Hoffman, ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

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  • The Big Book of Christmas: 140+ authors and 400+ novels, novellas, stories, poems & carols

    If you were looking for the definitive Christmas anthology, consider yourself lucky, because you just found it! This book is everything you want Christmas to be — loving, warm and celebratory. Timeless and adorable, beautifully designed, "The Big Book of Christmas" is a great big stocky book — stuffed with novels, novellas, short stories, poems, carols and songs. Inside you'll find: · Novels, ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Ultimate Christmas Collection: 150+ authors & 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends

    by Louisa May Alcott, James Allen, Hans Christian Andersen, L. Frank Baum, William Blake, Anne Brontë, Willa Cather, Anton Chekhov, G. K. Chesterton, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, F. Marion Crawford, Emily Dickinson, Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry Van Dyke, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Nikolai Gogol, The Brothers Grimm, Kenneth Grahame, Thomas Hardy, Frances Ridley Havergal, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Felicia Hemans, O. Henry, Oliver Herford, E. T. A. Hoffmann, William Dean Howells, Ben Jonson, Washington Irving, John Keble, James Joyce, Rudyard Kipling, Selma Lagerlöf, Winifred Kirkland, Andrew Lang, Stephen Leacock, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, H. P. Lovecraft, George MacDonald, Charles Mackay, William Topaz McGonagall, Alice Duer Miller, Emily Huntington Miller, Olive Thorne Miller, John Milton, S. Weir Mitchell, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Clement C. Moore, William Morris, Mary Noailles Murfree, John Mason Neale, Thomas Nelson Page, Elia W. Peattie, Marjorie Pickthall, Beatrix Potter, Katharine Pyle, Arthur Quiller-Couch, Mary Darby Robinson, Christina Rossetti, Damon Runyon, Saki, Walter Scott, Edmund Hamilton Sears, William Shakespeare, Nora Archibald Smith, Robert Southwell, Robert Louis Stevenson, Frank Stockton, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Algernon Charles Swinburne, John Addington Symonds, John Banister Tabb, Booth Tarkington, Nahum Tate, Sara Teasdale, Lord Alfred Tennyson, William Makepeace Thackeray, Edward Thring, Henry Timrod, Leo Tolstoy, Anthony Trollope, Thomas Tusser, Mark Twain, Katharine Tynan, Henry Vaughan, Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley, Anne Hollingsworth Wharton, Lucy Wheelock, John G. Whittier, Kate Douglas Wiggin, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Oscar Wilde, John Strange Winter, George Wither, William Wordsworth, William Butler Yeats, Jane Austen, Lewis Carroll, George Orwell, Agatha Christie, F. Scott Fitzgerald, H.P. Lovecraft, Virginia Woolf, Edgar Allan Poe ...
    If you were looking for the definitive Christmas anthology, consider yourself lucky, because you just found it! This book is everything you want Christmas to be — loving, warm and celebratory. Timeless and adorable, beautifully designed, "The Big Book of Christmas" is a great big stocky book — stuffed with novels, novellas, short stories, poems, carols and songs. Inside you'll find: · Novels, ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Greatest Christmas Stories of All Time

    The Greatest Christmas Stories of All Time is a treasury of short fiction by great writers of the past two centuries — from Dickens, Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy to Willa Cather, Damon Runyon and Beatrix Potter. As a literary subject, Christmas has inspired everything from intimate domestic dramas to fanciful flights of the imagination, and the full range of its expression is represented in this ... Read more

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  • The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

    This carefully crafted ebook: 'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Christmas Classics Series)' is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King is a Christmas Classic written in 1816, by E. T. A. Hoffmann on which the famous ballet The Nutcracker is based. In the story young Marie Stahlbaum's favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Nutcracker and Mouse King and The Tale of the Nutcracker

    The original stories behind everyone's favorite Christmas balletIt wasn't until the 1950s that seeing The Nutcracker at Christmastime became an American tradition. But the story itself is much older and its original intent more complex. This eye-opening new volume presents two of the tale's earliest versions, both in new translations: E.T.A. Hoffmann's Nutcracker and Mouse King (1816), in which a ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Tales of Hoffmann

    This selection of Hoffmann's finest short stories vividly demonstrates his intense imagination and preoccupation with the supernatural, placing him at the forefront of both surrealism and the modern horror genre. Suspense dominates tales such as Mademoiselle de Scudery, in which an apprentice goldsmith and a female novelist find themselves caught up in a series of jewel thefts and murders. In the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Collected Works of E. T. A. Hoffmann. Illustrated

    The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, The Devil's Elixirs, Little Zaches, Master Flea

    Hoffmann's stories highly influenced 19th-century literature, and he is one of the major authors of the Romantic movement.Hoffmann is one of the best-known representatives of German Romanticism, and a pioneer of the fantasy genre, with a taste for the macabre combined with realism that influenced such authors as Edgar Allan Poe, Nikolai Gogol, Charles Dickens, Charles Baudelaire, Fyodor Dostoevsky ... Read more

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  • 7 best short stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann

    Book 3 - 7 best short stories
    This is a collection of the 7 best short stories of one of the most innovative and influential fantasy and horror authors ever to have been published, E.T.A. Hoffmann. This selection specially chosen by the literary critic August Nemo, contains the following stories: The Golden PotThe SandmanCouncillor KrespelaAutomataThe Elementary SpiritThe Jesuits' Church in G--The Story of the Hard NutHoffmann ... Read more

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  • The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Illustrated)

    "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" is a Christmas Classic written in 1816, by E. T. A. Hoffmann on which the famous ballet "The Nutcracker" is based. In the story young Marie Stahlbaum's favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive and, after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls. The story begins on Christmas Eve at the Stahlbaum ... Read more

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  • The Serapion Brethren Volume 1

    Translated by Alexander Ewing ...
    'The Serapion Brethren' is the name of a literary and social circle created in Berlin in 1818 by the German romantic writer E. T. A. Hoffmann and his friends. 'The Serapion Brethren' is also the name of a four-volume collection of Hoffmann's novellas and fairy tales that appeared in 1819, 1820, and 1821. Volume 1 includes the stories: 'The Story of Serapion', 'An Interrupted Cadence', 'The Poet ... Read more

    $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The Golden Pot and Other Tales

    Narrated by John McDonough ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 56 min

    Hoffmann, among the greatest and most popular of the German Romantics, is renowned for his humorous and sometimes horrifying tales of supernatural beings. This selection, while stressing the variety of his work, focuses on those stories in which the real and the supernatural are brought into contact and conflict. This new translation includes The Golden Pot, The Sandman, Princess Brambilla, Master ... Read more

    $29.99 USD